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Android Programming for Beginners by John Horton

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Building the project and gathering resources

Let's create our new project now. Create a new project and call it Note to self. Leave the other settings at their default values, including choosing a blank activity.

Downloading the images

Open a web browser and visit the Android developer website, https://www.google.com/design/icons/index.html.

We want to download four icon sets, which are listed as follows:

  • An add icon that we will add to the action bar later in this chapter
  • An item that looks like a light bulb that we will use for an icon to represent an idea
  • An exclamation mark icon that we will use to represent important notes
  • A blank checkbox icon that we will use to represent something that the user needs to do

We saw all these icons when we looked ...

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